30th Legislature, 2019
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House District 19
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 403
phone: 808-586-6310
fax: 808-586-6311
repkobayashi@Capitol.hawaii.gov
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Measures Introduced
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HB17 RELATING TO EMINENT DOMAIN.
HB24 RELATING TO ANIMAL SEXUAL ABUSE.
HB25 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB26 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
HB27 RELATING TO PRIVATE ROADS.
HB28 RELATING TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
HB30 RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HB35 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB37 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
HB229 RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB233 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
HB259 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB260 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
HB261 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB262 HD1 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB321 RELATING TO FISHING.
HB322 RELATING TO EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS.
HB394 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION.
HB480 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.
HB549 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB550 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB551 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB552 HD2 RELATING TO CHAPTER 200, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
HB553 RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.
HB554 HD1 RELATING TO EXPENSES OF NEIGHBOR ISLAND RESIDENT PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS.
HB555 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB556 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB557 HD1 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB558 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK.
HB559 RELATING TO AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE-READY HAWAII.
HB561 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB562 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE.
HB563 HD1 RELATING TO A COAL-FREE HAWAII.
HB564 RELATING TO THE STATE SHRIMP.
HB565 HD1 RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF COASTAL HAZARDS.
HB586 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH AUTHORITY.
HB597 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB611 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO LOWER THE QUALIFYING AGE OF VOTERS FOR ANY STATE OR LOCAL ELECTION.
HB612 RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES.
HB613 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
HB615 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB616 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB654 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB655 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB660 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB661 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB662 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB666 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB671 HD2 RELATING TO VETERANS SERVICES.
HB781 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB784 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
HB816 RELATING TO SAFETY HELMETS.
HB825 RELATING TO SMOKING.
HB826 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB850 HD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB853 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB854 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
HB873 HD1 RELATING TO TEACHING HOSPITALS.
HB903 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
HB904 RELATING TO MINORS.
HB1154 HD1 RELATING TO THE OWNER-BUILDER EXEMPTION.
HB1155 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
HB1164 HD1 RELATING TO DEFERRED MAINTENANCE.
HB1193 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1201 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1213 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1228 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
HB1270 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB1277 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1379 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HB1380 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB1381 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
HB1415 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB1416 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1417 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1418 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE DAY.
HB1419 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB1420 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OPERATING BUDGET.
HB1422 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1444 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1447 HD1 RELATING TO PALLIATIVE CARE.
HB1448 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1453 HD1 SD1 CD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
HB1468 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE WAIANAE COAST COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER.
HCR11 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT ON THE USE OF GEOGRAPHIC EXCEPTIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, INCLUDING REPORTING ON EQUITY IMPLICATIONS BASED ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE AUDIT.
HCR12 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PROGRESS TOWARD AN ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL LEADERS.
HCR15 URGING UNITED STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION AND THE HAWAII NARCOTICS ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO INCREASE CANINE NARCOTIC CONTRABAND DETECTION TEAMS AT THE STATE'S PORTS OF ENTRY.
HCR16 HD1 DESIGNATING MARCH AS BLEEDING DISORDERS AWARENESS MONTH.
HCR19 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAALAWAI, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND STEPS, AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.
HCR23 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO WORK WITH THE HAWAII RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION TO ESTABLISH INDUSTRY STANDARDS TO ADDRESS CERTAIN UNSANITARY FOOD HANDLING CONDITIONS IN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS AND ADOPT RULES.
HCR24 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO LEASE FEDERALLY OWNED VACANT LAND TO THE COUNTIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO BE USED AS TOW YARDS TO STORE ABANDONED VEHICLES.
HCR30 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ACQUIRE BY EMINENT DOMAIN THE SEAWALL AND THE REAL PROPERTY UNDERNEATH THE SEAWALL THAT IS LOCATED ON OR NEAR THE SEAWARD BOUNDARIES OF PROPERTY BETWEEN 2943 KALAKAUA AVENUE AND 3019 KALAKAUA AVENUE, OAHU, HAWAII.
HCR35 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF EACH CONTRACT THAT EXCEEDS $1,000,000 AND HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND ANY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
HCR36 URGING THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO COME TOGETHER AND PRIORITIZE THEIR HOMELESSNESS EFFORTS IN THE AREA SURROUNDING THE HAWAI‘I CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY CENTER BY CONVENING A TASK FORCE.
HCR39 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO COMMISSION A MONUMENT TO PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA.
HCR46 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY ISSUES AND PROBLEMS AND PROPOSE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE THE SYSTEM.
HCR59 ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE NEW YORK DECLARATION ON FORESTS TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; SPECIFICALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 15, LIFE ON LAND.
HCR78 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CERTIFICATION PROCESS, OVERSIGHT BOARD, AND REIMBURSEMENT PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
HCR117 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ISSUE AN ASSESSMENT REPORT ON FISCAL IMPLICATIONS OF HISTORIC, CURRENT, AND PROJECTED TOBACCO REVENUES.
HCR159 URGING THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO SEEK INPUT FROM COMMUNITIES THAT WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE ALA WAI FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT.
HCR163 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE MATTERS RELATED TO THE ALA WAI CANAL FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT.
HCR209 HD1 REQUESTING THAT THE HAWAII STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING UPDATE THE 2013 WHITE PAPER ON ACTIVE AGING AND PROVIDE A FINAL REPORT ON ITS UPDATED VERSION NO LATER THAN THE START OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2022.
HCR211 DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
HCR232 APPROVING THE SELECTION OF GEORGE RYOICHI ARIYOSHI TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALOHA ORDER OF MERIT.
HR9 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT ON THE USE OF GEOGRAPHIC EXCEPTIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, INCLUDING REPORTING ON EQUITY IMPLICATIONS BASED ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE AUDIT.
HR10 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PROGRESS TOWARD AN ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL LEADERS.
HR17 HD1 DESIGNATING MARCH AS BLEEDING DISORDERS AWARENESS MONTH.
HR20 COMMENDING THE HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAI‘I FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ADVANCING HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
HR21 HONORING AND CELEBRATING HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB OF HONOLULU'S CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY AND THE HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB MOVEMENT.
HR25 RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR WORK AND CONTRIBUTIONS IN COORDINATING THE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY 2019: MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS IN HAWAII EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE MENTAL HEALTH IN HAWAII.
HR28 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO WORK WITH THE HAWAII RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION TO ESTABLISH INDUSTRY STANDARDS TO ADDRESS CERTAIN UNSANITARY FOOD HANDLING CONDITIONS IN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS AND ADOPT RULES.
HR29 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO LEASE FEDERALLY OWNED VACANT LAND TO THE COUNTIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO BE USED AS TOW YARDS TO STORE ABANDONED VEHICLES.
HR38 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF EACH CONTRACT THAT EXCEEDS $1,000,000 AND HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND ANY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
HR44 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY ISSUES AND PROBLEMS AND PROPOSE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE THE SYSTEM.
HR60 ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE NEW YORK DECLARATION ON FORESTS TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; SPECIFICALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 15, LIFE ON LAND.
HR73 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONSPICUOUSLY POST CLEARLY LEGIBLE SIGNS AT EACH PUBLIC PARK OR BEACH WITHIN THE AREA OF OAHU BOUNDED BY KALAELOA AND MAKAHA THAT DISPLAY THE TELEPHONE NUMBERS OR HOTLINE NUMBERS OF ANY COUNTY OR STATE AGENCY THAT PROVIDES ASSISTANCE TO HOMELESS PERSONS.
HR76 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CERTIFICATION PROCESS, OVERSIGHT BOARD, AND REIMBURSEMENT PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
HR107 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ISSUE AN ASSESSMENT REPORT ON FISCAL IMPLICATIONS OF HISTORIC, CURRENT, AND PROJECTED TOBACCO REVENUES.
HR146 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE MATTERS RELATED TO THE ALA WAI CANAL FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT.
HR158 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN ITS CURRICULUM AND SUICIDE PREVENTION AS PART OF THE IN-SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS.
HR190 DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.